The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 39 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing BGP 17 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.84% 0.37% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.42% 1.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%
BGP
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
62 52 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 21.31% 19.19% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 47 45 75
Average salary £47,500 £33,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.79% -30.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

BGP
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Bedford region.

BGP Salary Trend in Bedford

BGP
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

BGP Salary Histogram in Bedford

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP.

1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
1 28 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 28 (100.00%) Network Security
2 27 (96.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 27 (96.43%) OSPF
2 27 (96.43%) CCDP
2 27 (96.43%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (96.43%) CCNP
2 27 (96.43%) LAN
2 27 (96.43%) WAN
2 27 (96.43%) Spanning Tree
3 26 (92.86%) Firewall
3 26 (92.86%) CCSA
3 26 (92.86%) CCSE
4 25 (89.29%) Load Balancing
5 23 (82.14%) Data Centre
6 18 (64.29%) Network Management
7 17 (60.71%) tcpdump
7 17 (60.71%) MS Visio
7 17 (60.71%) Wireshark
8 16 (57.14%) TCP/IP
8 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
9 15 (53.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (46.43%) Check Point Certification
11 7 (25.00%) CCNA
12 5 (17.86%) CCDA
13 4 (14.29%) F5
14 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (10.71%) Network Design
15 2 (7.14%) MS Office

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 17 (60.71%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) Network Security
2 27 (96.43%) LAN
2 27 (96.43%) WAN
2 27 (96.43%) OSPF
2 27 (96.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 27 (96.43%) Spanning Tree
3 26 (92.86%) Firewall
4 17 (60.71%) Wireshark
4 17 (60.71%) tcpdump
5 16 (57.14%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
General
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Consultant
2 20 (71.43%) Network Consultant
3 13 (46.43%) Security Consultant
3 13 (46.43%) Network Security Consultant
4 6 (21.43%) Network Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Implementation Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Network Design Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Network Implementation Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) AWS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 23 (82.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Load Balancing
2 18 (64.29%) Network Management
3 15 (53.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.71%) Network Design
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 27 (96.43%) CCNP
1 27 (96.43%) CCDP
1 27 (96.43%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (92.86%) CCSA
2 26 (92.86%) CCSE
3 13 (46.43%) Check Point Certification
4 7 (25.00%) CCNA
5 5 (17.86%) CCDA
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
1 28 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) F5